Kirsten N. Bickelman


Kirsten Bickelman advises clients on commercial litigation matters. As a Venable summer associate, Kirsten researched developments in Federal Arbitration Act case law and prepared memoranda to counsel clients and assist with updating their arbitration agreements. She gained valuable experience representing clients as a student attorney in American University Washington College of Law’s Re-Entry and Criminal Defense clinics, and as a legal extern to the Federal Public Defender for the District of Columbia.



  • J.D. cum laude American University, Washington College of Law 2021
    • Co-president, Juvenile Justice Society
    • Dean’s fellow, Re-Entry Clinic
    • Student attorney, Criminal Defense Clinic
    • Legal extern, Federal Public Defender for the District of Columbia
    • Judicial intern, the Honorable Zuberi Bakari Williams, District Court of Maryland, Montgomery County
    • Note and comment editor, Administrative Law Review
  • B.A. International Studies magna cum laude American University 2017

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia